Resources to empower
Entering a sustaining career as a productive, contributing citizen is a common step during this time period in a young adult’s life. Some choose to enter and complete advanced education and/or certification opportunities to further or expand their career options. They become lifelong learners and develop a desire to make a lasting impact on future generations.
Learn about the skills and abilities employers are looking for in job candidates. Each video also includes examples of careers that require the skills or abilities discussed.
This TED Talks playlist includes videos that discuss happiness in the workplace.
Nearpod is a platform where slides can come to life! Teachers can upload slides or build right in Nearpod to create interactive lessons. Students can respond to different activities directly on their own devices. Nearpod activities can be used live (with a group/class) or individually (self-paced).
Adobe Express is a creation platform that is free for all teachers. Teachers and students can create and build within the Adobe Express platform.
A checklist to help students and their families set-up organized home space work areas.
Inland Regional Center is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with Developmental Disabilities.
Content on this site allows users to access opportunities for software development, a coding academy, as well as educational multimedia services.
The Environmental Education Collaborative (EEC), with the help of educational and community partners, created this digital environmental resource for Riverside and San Bernardino Counties - Environmental Learning Resources Guide. This guide was developed to help educators and community members find sites and programs about natural resources and sustainability. This guide provides information on programs for all ages from early childhood through adult, as well as information on professional training opportunities.
An amazing free interactive Art website! So much to explore, play and investigate!
Noun Project is building a global visual language that unites us — a language that allows quick and easy communication no matter who you are or where you are. The Most Comprehensive Icon Collection in the World. Our community of designers from 120+ countries is building the most diverse and extensive collection of iconography ever created. Icons are some of the most universal communication tools available, crossing language and cultural boundaries.
National Resource Center for Asian Languages (NRCAL) was established in 2014 to improve the nation’s capacity for the teaching and learning of Asian languages including Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and Khmer. NRCAL is 1 of 16 language resource centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
The SBCSS Computer Science Snacks site has been created to showcase careers in computer science, as well as support students and educators with their computer science skills through the use of guided video tutorials.
This two-part, mixed-methods study looks at understanding dispositional self-awareness through developing a questionnaire to measure its outcomes.
This tool allows users to see broad trends in history PhD employment and to assess how such factors as gender, area of study, and degree-granting institution influence career outcomes.
This blog post provides the general public with access to virtual museum collections of African American history, heritage, and culture.
This report contributes to the broader debate around the role that soft skills can play in entrepreneurial success.
This webpage explains how community organizations can include individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in volunteering. The page also includes volunteering resources and tips.
This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent substance misuse among young adults. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.
This article presents the most recent research concerning the impact of academic-related stress, including discussion of the impact on students’ learning capacity and academic performance, mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety, sleep disturbances and substance use.
This article discusses the importance of teaching teenagers social and emotional learning in improving career outcomes.
This report highlights the need for government, academia, donor organizations, and the private sector to collaborate on social science research through funding, data, ethics, research quality, and research training.
This report provides additional information supporting the claim that learning a new language opens career paths and increases employment opportunities for students.
This article details 11 lessons businesses can learn from history to ensure a better present and improved future business outcomes.
This article gives small businesses recommendations for creating partnerships with colleges and universities.
This report presents the key findings from a three-year international study that investigated workplace well-being, the activities most effective for enhancing well-being, and the benefits for organizations fostering well-being for their employees.